Not Rated | | Adventure, Drama
A poor village under attack by bandits recruits seven unemployed samurai to help them defend themselves.
Toho Studios originally cut 50 minutes off the film when screening it for American distributors for fear that no American audience would be willing to sit through the entire picture.
We'll take this place next.
Bandit Chief: We took it last autumn. They haven't got anything worth taking yet. Let's wait.
The dead bandit blinks twice when Kikuchiyo takes his forehead protector.
$21,830 (USA) (1 September 2002)
$269,061 (USA) (31 August 2003)
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